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Menopause Summer Sleepwear Buying Guide

Menopause Summer Sleepwear Buying Guide

As summer casts its warm glow, menopausal nights can bring unique challenges.

Finding the perfect sleepwear becomes more than a luxury; it's a necessity. During those brutally hot Australian summer nights, hot flashes, night sweats and insomnia only become more noticeable. Investing in sleepwear designed specifically for menopausal women ensures that you can still have cool and restful nights, even during the warmth of summer. 

Choosing the Right Fabric

Menopause brings about changes in the body's temperature regulation, making the selection of summer sleepwear crucial for a comfortable night's sleep. When shopping for sleepwear during menopause, you'll want to look for fabrics that provide breathability, temperature regulation, and have moisture-wicking capabilities. 

Breathability is Key

Opt for fabrics that allow air to circulate freely. Breathable fabrics, like Viscose Cambric and Linen Viscose, ensure that heat doesn't get trapped (perfect for hot flashes), keeping you cool throughout the night. Look for open weaves and natural fibers that promote airflow.

Moisture-Wicking Properties

Menopause can bring about hot flashes and night sweats. Fabrics with moisture-wicking properties, such as Viscose Cambric, Linen Viscose, Bamboo Elastane and Viscose Elastane, draw moisture away from the skin, keeping you dry and comfortable. Unlike other fabrics which stay wet and heavy after sweating, the moisture-wicking properties allow moisture to quickly evaporate from the fabric so you stay dry and comfortable. This feature is essential for managing night sweats and maintaining a restful sleep environment.

Natural and Sustainable Choices

Consider eco-friendly fabrics like Bamboo Elastane. Bamboo is a sustainable resource that grows rapidly and requires minimal water. Choosing sleepwear made from sustainable materials not only benefits the environment but also provides a breathable and comfortable option for menopausal nights.

Flexibility for Comfort

Menopause may bring changes in sleep patterns, and comfortable sleepwear is essential. Fabrics like Viscose Elastane offer flexibility and stretch, allowing for ease of movement. Look for sleepwear that adapts to your body's changing needs during the night.

Softness Against the Skin

Opt for fabrics known for their soft touch, such as Viscose Cambric and Bamboo Elastane. These materials provide a gentle feel against the skin, minimizing irritation and maximizing comfort during menopausal nights.

Temperature Regulation

Menopausal nights can be unpredictable, with temperature fluctuations. Fabrics like Linen Viscose, known for their natural cooling properties, help regulate body temperature, ensuring that you stay comfortable regardless of external factors.

Consider Fabric Blends

Blending fabrics can often offer the best of both worlds. Explore sleepwear options that combine the benefits of different fabrics. For instance, a blend of Viscose Cambric and Viscose Elastane may provide a well-rounded solution with breathability and flexibility.

The Best Fabrics For Menopause Sleepwear

Viscose Cambric: Lightweight Elegance in the Summer Heat


If you find you are getting hotter than usual during menopause,look for a lightweight fabric such as  Viscose Cambric. This soft, lightweight fabric is celebrated for its exceptional breathability. The fabric allows air to circulate freely, creating a cooling effect that counters the discomfort associated with hot flashes. Viscose Cambric, known for its lightweight nature, ensures you can comfortably drift into a restful slumber without feeling weighed down. Plus its moisture-wicking properties allow you to stay dry, cool and comfortable all night long.

A more affordable alternative to silk, this fabric boasts a silky smooth texture, pampering your skin with a gentle touch. This not only enhances comfort but also adds a touch of luxury to your sleep routine. Viscose Cambric exhibits an elegant drape, creating a flattering silhouette.  

Viscose Elastane: Flexibility and Cool Composure


If you find your normal sleepwear just isn't as comfortable during menopause, look for a fabric that moves with you. Viscose Elastane, with its flexibility and soft touch, takes center stage. The magic lies in the combination of elastane, which ensures flexibility, and viscose, renowned for its ability to keep the body cool and dry through effective moisture-wicking properties. This dynamic duo ensures that your sleepwear not only moves with you but also helps regulate your body temperature, preventing discomfort caused by overheating.

Beyond functionality, Viscose Elastane treats your skin to a luxurious experience. The cool and silky texture of the fabric enhances the overall comfort, making it a delightful choice even for those hot, menopausal nights. With this blend, you can enjoy a night of uninterrupted rest, feeling both free and comfortably cocooned in your sleepwear.

Linen Viscose: Natural Coolness for Summer Nights

Cornflower Summer Dreaming Linen Cami & 3/4 Pant Pyjama Set

Just because you are experiencing menopause, doesn't mean you have to sacrifice luxury and style. Linen Viscose gives you the perfect balance of coolness, comfort, and luxury even during warm summer nights.

Linen, renowned for its breathability and lightweight feel, joins forces with the soft and gentle touch of Viscose in this unique blend. Together, they create a fabric that facilitates the free circulation of air, ensuring a cool and comfortable experience, especially when the summer heat is at its peak. This lovely coolness is fantastic for women grappling with the challenges of hot flashes during menopause.

Beyond its cooling properties, Linen Viscose possesses excellent moisture-absorbing capabilities. As you sleep, this fabric wicks away moisture, keeping you dry and refreshed and preventing discomfort associated with night sweats. 

Linen Viscose gives a relaxed elegance to sleepwear, and it's one of the few fabrics that only gets better with age (just like you).  

Bamboo Elastane: Sustainable Serenity in Summer

Midnight Sun Bamboo Elastane Tank and Shorts | Summer Menopause Sleepwear


Bamboo Elastane is a sustainable and refreshing choice for those hot, menopausal nights. This fabric not only features eco-friendly bamboo but has added elastane for maximum comfort, making it perfect for even the warmest summers. 

The elasticity provided by Elastane adds an extra layer of comfort. It allows the sleepwear to move with your body, offering flexibility and freedom of movement. No more feeling constricted; instead, you enjoy a relaxed and soothing sleep experience.

Now, let's talk about moisture-wicking—this is where Bamboo Elastane truly excels. Hot flashes and night sweats can be challenging during menopause, especially in the summer. Bamboo's natural moisture-wicking properties draw perspiration away from the body, promoting effective evaporation. The result? You stay cool, dry, and comfortable throughout the night.

Choosing Bamboo Elastane for your menopausal summer sleepwear isn't just about practicality—it's about embracing a holistic approach to well-being. The softness against your skin, the sustainability factor, and the moisture-wicking magic combine to create a serene and tranquil atmosphere for your nights.

Magnolia Lounge's Menopause Sleepwear

Understanding the key attributes of fabrics is crucial when selecting menopause summer sleepwear. Prioritize comfort, breathability, and moisture-wicking capabilities to ensure a restful night's sleep. By choosing the right fabrics, you can transform your sleep environment into a haven of tranquility during the menopausal summer nights.

Explore Magnolia Lounge's Menopause Summer Sleepwear Collection to discover pieces designed with your comfort in mind.


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